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With Ellison's exit, Oracle can finally do the cloud right

Oracle's cloud strategy faces one fewer hurdle as Larry Ellison steps down as CEO


Ericsson acquires majority stake in Apcera for cloud policy compliance

Cloud software veterans created Apcera's Continuum platform with built-in policy and auditing controls

What HP's buyout of Eucalyptus really means

Why did HP, an OpenStack company, purchase a private cloud AWS clone? Perhaps it’s better to ask why AWS did not

Microsoft plots Dynamics CRM update with an eye on marketing, global expansion

CRM Online will be available in 130 markets by the end of the year, Microsoft says

Google lets Apps users bypass admins and install third-party Marketplace tools

Google risks upsetting Apps admins with this change to the workplace email and collaboration suite

4 ways Docker fundamentally changes application development

How Docker containers streamline development and deployment, encourage best practices, and enable a new breed of micro-services based applications

Cisco acquires OpenStack cloud provider

Privately held Metacloud provides OpenStack-as-a-service for global enterprises

SAP buying Concur for $8.3 billion to boost cloud portfolio

The travel and expense software vendor had reportedly been shopping for a potential buyer

Jive adds Office 365 connectors for its enterprise social suite

The new tools link Jive with the cloud versions of Outlook, Office, SharePoint, and OneDrive for Business

Cloud talent wars move to the executive suite

Red Hat's CTO has moved to Google, and top execs will soon be in as much demand as cloud developers

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No, Citrix did not kill CloudStack

CloudStack's lifeblood is its user community, so the Citrix shakeup is much ado about nothing

HP buys cloud provider Eucalyptus, Marten Mickos to lead HP Cloud

Eucalyptus CEO Marten Mickos will head HP's Helion cloud services and software

CloudBees enterprise PaaS bites the dust

CloudBees is shutting down its Java PaaS, Run@Cloud -- a sign of the tough market facing enterprise PaaS offerings

The feds are putting your tax dollars to work in the cloud

Cloud providers should copy the National Science Foundation's efforts to enable experimentation with cloud architectures, apps

Former Red Hat CTO now head of Google Cloud

Brian Stevens, who sheparded Red Hat into the cloud era, takes the helm of the Google Cloud platform

The InfoWorld guide to disaster recovery done right

This comprehensive guide walks you through every step you'll need to take to preserve your data before disaster strikes

Why Microsoft and Google can never copy Apple's Handoff

Apple's Handoff feature moves tasks seamlessly between mobile and PC, and we may never see anything like it elsewhere

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Cloud security: We're asking the wrong questions

The outcry over celebrity nudes blames a new scapegoat -- the cloud -- for our security woes, but underlying causes run deeper

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Microsoft's Delve: The Office 365 spy you just might love

Microsoft's latest addition to Office 365 for business monitors your Office 365 activity to curate content you'll find most useful

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